Published Sep 11, 2017Once again, electronic-minded music event the New Forms Festival will descend upon Vancouver later this month. And in case you missed it, the lineup for the the 17th edition of the event has a lot of fascinating sights and sounds in store for the city.
This year the festival will take place on September 28 to 30 and return to the Centre for Digital Media at Great Northern Way, along with relaunching an audio-visual performance series at the Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre at SFU Woodward's and a symposium at the Western Front.
High among the artists set to play the event are Cluster/Harmonia kosmische legend Hans-Joachim Roedelius, who will playing a showcase alongside NAP, Electric Indigo and Beatrice Dillon at the Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre on September 28.
That's hardly all New Forms has in store this year, however, as other artists set to play the fest include Juliana Huxtable, Hamid Drake + Hieroglyphic Being, DJ Stingray, Madam X, DJ LAG GQOMking, Peverelist, Charles Manier, Aïsha Devi, and Sinjin Hawke + Zora Jones, among others.
Along with all the musical acts, there is also a variety of visual artists set to take part in New Forms.
For a refresher on New Forms, the event describes itself like this:
New Forms Media Society is a non-profit society and media arts organization founded in 2000 that nurtures and connects local and international artists, thinkers, practitioners, and the public through the annual New Forms Festival. The NFF is part of a larger, international, media and electronic music festival movement, which explores the ever-changing and evolving world of art, while creating a platform for artistic growth. The society wishes to make new media art, music, film, technology-based installation and performance accessible to a wider audience.
To get further info and tickets to this year's edition of New Forms, you can head to the fest's official website over here.
In some related news, Roedelius will also be playing a show in Toronto on October 17 and another in Montreal on October 19. You can learn more about the Toronto event over here and the Montreal show over here.
Learn more about New Forms and other music festivals on Exclaim!'s Festival Guide.